The Internet is an entertaining place. Aside from communicating with friends and family as well as acting as one giant encyclopedia, the Internet also provides a plethora of fun, in particular, senior online games. There are tons of these games for seniors available, ranging from those that sharpen your cognitive skills to those that are simply an easy and enjoyable way to pass the time.
But with hundreds and thousands of senior online games available right at your fingertips, sometimes it can be a little overwhelming to find the best ones. So, we’ve checked out a few sites in order to compile a list of the best (and free!) senior online games.
AARP features a collection of senior online games such as chess, puzzle games, brain games, word games, card games. They also have multiplayer games, or rather, games where you can play against other people that are currently playing online.
If you’re passionate about chess or even if you’re just starting to learn the game, Chess.com offers a variety of options for you to play online chess or join a tournament; play chess via Facebook or against the computer generated opponent. You may download the game on your mobile device or just play it any time using any browser — no download necessary.
TheJigsawPuzzles.com site offers a beautiful collection of jigsaw puzzles you may put together. Choose from a range of 20-piece puzzles to puzzles consisting of 500 pieces. Different styles and cuts are available including classic, elegant, mosaic, square, and spiral cuts. The jigsaw gallery contains a variety of categories such as animals, great sightings, street view, bridges, flowers, people, castles, and more.
Shape Inlay: How to play: Drag differently shaped tiles from the bottom of the screen and drop them in the puzzle area to fill up the shapes. Press the spacebar to rotate the piece. The larger tiles are used, the higher the points. To discard a tile, drag and drop it to the hole on the left side of the screen while your total score will be deducted. Don’t let the tiles pile up in the bottom of the screen or the game will be over.
4. Word Games
MultiPopword: This is a 3-minute, multiplayer game (this means you get to play with anyone in the multiPopword room) where each player receives the same set of letters to play with. Top scores will be revealed at the end of each game.
5. Online Scrabble
Whoever tires of playing the classic Scrabble? This site features your all-time favorite Scrabble game!
6. Online Mahjong Games
This site welcomes both beginners and master players as they feature a wide selection of mahjong games you can choose from with different themes like war mahjong, mahjong tower, mahjong gardens, mahjong 3D, and more.